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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 12.79% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 17.20% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 27.21% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 2.82% lower than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 18.28% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 76.48% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(6.97 RM)
86.13 ฿
(10.00 RM)
     +43.55 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(92.88 RM)
538.33 ฿
(62.50 RM)
     -32.71 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ฿
(17.41 RM)
103.36 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     -31.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 ฿
(6.97 RM)
103.36 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     +72.27 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 122.69 ฿
(14.24 RM)
129.20 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     +5.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 74.84 ฿
(8.69 RM)
95.30 ฿
(11.06 RM)
     +27.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.71 ฿
(2.06 RM)
19.77 ฿
(2.29 RM)
     +11.58 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.70 ฿
(1.13 RM)
12.64 ฿
(1.47 RM)
     +30.32 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 195.13 ฿
(22.65 RM)
227.40 ฿
(26.40 RM)
     +16.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 38.13 ฿
(4.43 RM)
24.55 ฿
(2.85 RM)
     -35.63 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.83 ฿
(2.77 RM)
19.17 ฿
(2.23 RM)
     -19.58 %
Eggs (12) 57.81 ฿
(6.71 RM)
45.47 ฿
(5.28 RM)
     -21.34 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 318.42 ฿
(36.97 RM)
262.22 ฿
(30.44 RM)
     -17.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 64.11 ฿
(7.44 RM)
49.89 ฿
(5.79 RM)
     -22.18 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 169.33 ฿
(19.66 RM)
107.09 ฿
(12.43 RM)
     -36.76 %
Apples (1 lb) 48.58 ฿
(5.64 RM)
33.34 ฿
(3.87 RM)
     -31.36 %
Banana (1 lb) 20.82 ฿
(2.42 RM)
20.09 ฿
(2.33 RM)
     -3.54 %
Oranges (1 lb) 33.23 ฿
(3.86 RM)
28.04 ฿
(3.26 RM)
     -15.60 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.73 ฿
(2.29 RM)
17.57 ฿
(2.04 RM)
     -10.95 %
Potato (1 lb) 25.48 ฿
(2.96 RM)
14.34 ฿
(1.66 RM)
     -43.73 %
Onion (1 lb) 20.82 ฿
(2.42 RM)
13.55 ฿
(1.57 RM)
     -34.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 37.27 ฿
(4.33 RM)
32.71 ฿
(3.80 RM)
     -12.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 17.29 ฿
(2.01 RM)
21.85 ฿
(2.54 RM)
     +26.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 650.00 ฿
(75.47 RM)
473.73 ฿
(55.00 RM)
     -27.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 56.04 ฿
(6.51 RM)
83.85 ฿
(9.73 RM)
     +49.61 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 102.35 ฿
(11.88 RM)
118.66 ฿
(13.78 RM)
     +15.93 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 100.00 ฿
(11.61 RM)
146.43 ฿
(17.00 RM)
     +46.43 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(3.48 RM)
21.53 ฿
(2.50 RM)
     -28.22 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 ฿
(139.32 RM)
861.33 ฿
(100.00 RM)
     -28.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(4.06 RM)
25.84 ฿
(3.00 RM)
     -26.17 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 ฿
(1.12 RM)
17.40 ฿
(2.02 RM)
     +80.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(13.93 RM)
215.33 ฿
(25.00 RM)
     +79.44 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 104.82 ฿
(12.17 RM)
63.50 ฿
(7.37 RM)
     -39.42 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 850,000.00 ฿
(98,685.00 RM)
1,291,989.66 ฿
(150,000.00 RM)
     +52.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 828,500.00 ฿
(96,188.85 RM)
963,748.87 ฿
(111,891.24 RM)
     +16.32 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,947.28 ฿
(342.18 RM)
1,662.26 ฿
(192.99 RM)
     -43.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.03 ฿
(0.24 RM)
2.34 ฿
(0.27 RM)
     +15.63 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 616.83 ฿
(71.61 RM)
1,402.21 ฿
(162.80 RM)
     +127.33 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,220.82 ฿
(257.84 RM)
1,322.74 ฿
(153.57 RM)
     -40.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 239.09 ฿
(27.76 RM)
216.19 ฿
(25.10 RM)
     -9.58 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(23.22 RM)
129.20 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     -35.40 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,153.33 ฿
(250.00 RM)
1,972.91 ฿
(229.05 RM)
     -8.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,319.60 ฿
(153.21 RM)
1,106.43 ฿
(128.46 RM)
     -16.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,140.00 ฿
(364.55 RM)
2,340.19 ฿
(271.70 RM)
     -25.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,565.52 ฿
(297.86 RM)
2,299.20 ฿
(266.94 RM)
     -10.38 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,159.09 ฿
(2,340.47 RM)
20,595.11 ฿
(2,391.09 RM)
     +2.16 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,978.72 ฿
(926.33 RM)
10,846.98 ฿
(1,259.33 RM)
     +35.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 64,998.43 ฿
(7,546.32 RM)
36,809.47 ฿
(4,273.58 RM)
     -43.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 25,790.13 ฿
(2,994.23 RM)
18,344.53 ฿
(2,129.80 RM)
     -28.87 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,327.67 ฿
(1,547.34 RM)
8,709.07 ฿
(1,011.12 RM)
     -34.65 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,744.46 ฿
(666.93 RM)
4,244.24 ฿
(492.76 RM)
     -26.12 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 25,897.06 ฿
(3,006.65 RM)
37,844.41 ฿
(4,393.74 RM)
     +46.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.39 4.67      -13.30 %
Last update: July, 2016July, 2016
Contributors:298465
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: THB